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Easy Mardis Gras Cookies

Fat Tuesday is on March 4th this year (2014), so why not make some Mardis Gras cookies!

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Easy Mardis Gras cookies are super simple! I just used Pillsbury® Ready To Bake!™ refrigerated sugar cookies and Pillsbury® vanilla creamy ready-to-spread frosting. And sprinkles, of course.

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Bake cookies according to the package instructions. This was the first time I used my new Baker’s Mat. I love it! Thank you, Baker’s Mat!

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After the cookies have cooled, frost and decorate with purple, green and gold sprinkles. So festive and easy peasy!

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Did you know that Mardis Gras is Fat Tuesday in French? As for the colors: purple stands for justice, green for faith, and gold for power.

Easy Mardis Gras Cookies

Yield: 24 cookies

Ingredients

  • Pillsbury® Ready To Bake!™ refrigerated sugar cookies
  • Pillsbury® vanilla creamy ready-to-spread frosting
  • Purple, yellow and green sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Prepare cookies according to package instructions. Let cool.
  2. Frost cookies, then add sprinkles. I added the yellow in the middle first. It's easier if you put the sprinkles in a bowl, then use your fingers to add the sprinkles in straight lines. You have more control using your fingers instead of shaking it right out of the bottle.
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Easy Mardis Gras Cookies

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